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Covering Chicago's nine political influencers
Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 12:06 PM
By Saba Hamid

Marcus Lewis

Marcus Lewis

Marcus Lewis is the Independent Candidate for the 2nd Congressional District Read »

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 at 6:19 AM
By Mary Ann Ahern

JJJ's Opponents: Show Up or Drop Out

"We gave him 113 days, even prayed for him, you don’t wish bad on nobody, but we have an election," says opponent. Read »

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